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PHOTOS: Three Congressmen Arrested For ‘Civil Disobedience’ Outside Trump Tower

Three congressman were arrested for “civil disobedience” in front of Trump tower in New York City Tuesday morning.

Arizona Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva, Illinois Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez, and New York Democratic Rep. Adriano Espaillat, all were arrested for civil disobedience while protesting outside of one of President Donald Trump’s personal residences.

“I stood in front of Trump Tower today with a whole lot of DREAMers, immigrants and Americans to say enough to Trump and his criminalization of our immigrant communities,” Grijalva posted on his Facebook page.

Minutes later, another post appeared on Grijalva’s Facebook page reading, “Update: Raul was taken into custody in front of Trump Tower for civil disobedience along with Rep. Gutierrez and Rep. Espaillat.”

Update: Raul was taken into custody in front of Trump Tower for civil disobedience along with Rep. Gutierrez and Rep. Espaillat.

Posted by Raúl Grijalva on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

No additional information about the incident has been released at this time.

The Daily Caller News Foundation has reached out to the three congressmen’s offices but did not receive a response in time for publication.

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  1. paulette

    September 20, 2017 at 1:52 am


  2. Lynne

    September 20, 2017 at 1:52 am

    Our congress is despicable and embarrassing to us all. President Trump is correct. WE must DRAIN THE SWAMP, starting with the deepest, dankest, ugliest swamp of all: our congress and senate. We are on the edge of making America great again. Thank you President Trump. WE are with you!!!!!

  3. Rep

    September 20, 2017 at 1:54 am

    Congress? The same branch of government in charge of laws? Really?
    This country is so screwed up!

  4. Bob Burn

    September 20, 2017 at 1:55 am

    Leave them to rot

  5. Billy Boner

    September 20, 2017 at 1:58 am

    New term: DimoLOSERS!

  6. Judy V

    September 20, 2017 at 1:59 am

    What is the matter with these people?!! Why are they not doing their jobs at the House of Representatives? Why are they moping around NYC when they just had a whole month vacation in August! GET TO WORK!!! Instead of working, they “protest”! They should be fired! IMMEDIATELY!!! Obama made an ILLEGAL law, and Trump repealed it. If they want to do something, create a law that can be passed in Congress instead of “Protesting” outside the President’s residence! Good Grief! Obama made his own laws! Trump doesn’t do that.

  7. Tita

    September 20, 2017 at 2:03 am

    I don’t feel sorry for them, my brother my sister and I were brought in here the same way we were illegal for 2 years then we were deported to Tijuana punished for 2 years, and then my mother did the right thing and applied for residency which was given to us 2 years later so. QUERER ES PODER. We were still small children. this people have had 20 + years and now they complain and demand…I DON’T THINK SO!!

  8. Leona

    September 20, 2017 at 2:07 am

    Look our Congressmen are out protesting at Trump Tower were they on our dime?

  9. Kenneth

    September 20, 2017 at 2:10 am

    I hope these liberals never see the light of day again. Not on the right,.. NOT HUMAN!!! DEATH TO THE TYRANNICAL LEFT!!!!

  10. bluewren

    September 20, 2017 at 2:13 am

    Good job.Kick em all out.

  11. bluewren

    September 20, 2017 at 2:14 am

    Good job kick em all out of America,Drain the swamp.

  12. John

    September 20, 2017 at 2:24 am

    Should have had ICE agents come rolling up, the protesters would have scattered.

    • robert g bernardini

      September 20, 2017 at 2:56 am

      Exactly John Obama left his Black voters in the dust he cheated to get the 2nd term with illegals dead people . and stray dogs kicked the Veterans in the teeth and said screw you to the homeless .
      There is One reason and one reason Only that there making such a fuss over there criminals and thats for votes because they have no plan and no message all they do is rig elections and they know that there gonna drop like flies in 2018 Lock The Up

  13. Richard Misel Jr

    September 20, 2017 at 2:31 am

    When they reprasent NON citizens instead of obeying our constitution then they have committed treason. Think about their last names, Who do you think they will side with. Americans od ILLEGAL mexicans.

  14. Albert Wong

    September 20, 2017 at 2:38 am

    Why don’t they sponsor and go and stay with such “Dreamers” in their original homeland, instead of causing so much problems in the nation they only say they love! or for once, take care instead of their own people who have dreams of their own! Idiots and hypocrites.. and all are hypocrite DemoncRats! Their people should vote them out!


    September 20, 2017 at 2:42 am

    I Agree With Paulette! Then Call Ice Agents Before They Scatter!! To Think We Have Congress Members Acting In This Manner Is A Disgrace! Shame On Them All!

  16. Richard DeLuca

    September 20, 2017 at 3:07 am

    Uhmmm they all should be resign of forced out because of conflict of interest.. They serve the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA not DACA SO, PROTESTING SHOULD BE AN IMMEDIATE DISMISAL FROM THEIR POSITION…

  17. Bill

    September 20, 2017 at 3:09 am

    Check their green cards. They may be illegals too! DEPORT THE CONGRESSMEN! They are against America!

  18. Tired old man

    September 20, 2017 at 3:21 am

    As the ole timers say “What’s this world commin too?”. We need more “Rednecks” and AMMO. it is going to get worse before it gets better.

  19. Phyllis White

    September 20, 2017 at 4:07 am

    It’s about time that people are being arrested for causing problems.

  20. Anassthia

    September 20, 2017 at 4:44 am

    I think if a congressman has any type of criminal record even being disobedient in public then they need to loose their congressional seat. Forever Bcuz instead of obeying the law they are disobedient to it what example are they setting here. They really should loose their jobs set an example. They can dream with the dreamers this way. They can dream of how they use to be a congressman. LMAO

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  22. Brian

    September 20, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    They’re not immigrants they’re illegals they’re breaking the law

  23. Sal belardo

    September 20, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    They should be kicked out of office and not be able to run for anything again!
    As for DACA’s all the Democrats want are voters. The DNC are losing democrats every day because the people are fed up with their constant whining and left wing violence and lack of cooperation with the president!

  24. sandra

    September 20, 2017 at 6:22 pm


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